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Mardi Gras, Working Mom Style!

mardi gras (Photo credit: patrix ) Today is Mardi Gras. That means that it is time to live it up because tomorrow is the beginning of the Lenten season. Lent is a time of reflection and sacrifice. In contrast, Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is a time of gluttony and excess.   In my mind, I am in New Orleans on Bourbon Street celebrating the holiday by drinking hurricanes, eating po boys, and lifiting my top to earn beads from revelers.   Mardi Gras, Working Mom Style!     In reality, I am a working mom in Pittsburgh , Pa. I got up this morning early to wash dishes and make my daughter's lunch. It was just one big party!   I will be going to work today. Like most days it will be jam packed with meetings, challenging questions and problems that I will have to fix. At the end of the day, I'll likely enjoy a glass of red wine at dinner, but won't have a po boy because they're too high in carbs and calories and since I breast fed my daughter for a